Posted 22 сентября 2021,, 06:16

Published 22 сентября 2021,, 06:16

Modified 24 декабря 2022,, 22:36

Updated 24 декабря 2022,, 22:36

Producers have warned about the rise in price of pasta

Producers have warned about the rise in price of pasta

22 сентября 2021, 06:16
Russian pasta producers announced a shortage of durum wheat and a sharp rise in prices for materials and raw materials. This, the representatives of the factories pointed out, will inevitably lead to an increase in the price of the final product.

"The price of durum wheat until recently for eight months kept at the level of 28 thousand rubles per ton, and in the last one and a half to two weeks reached the level of 32 thousand - 38 thousand rubles", -Interfax quotes the words of the owner of the holding "Altan", which runs the "Pospelikhinskaya macaroni factory", - Valery Pokornyak.

The general director of OJSC "Extra M" Lorenzo Trashinelli pointed out that in connection with the rise in price among the producers of pasta, "there is a panic." Many are still working on old stocks, the entrepreneur explained, but soon they will have to purchase wheat of the new harvest, the prices for which, as he assumes, will be very high.

At the same time, market participants clarify: significant volumes of raw materials go to Kazakhstan. Yelena Galkina, head of the planning and economic department of the Chelyabinsk association Soyuzpishcheprom, called it a "serious problem". The chairman of the Union of Peasant (Farming) Formations of the Altai Territory, Alexander Weiss, noted that the supply of grain to the Kazakhstan market was also provoked by the Russian grain processors themselves, who are trying to reduce the purchase prices for grain, but this does not happen in the case of export deliveries.

Pokornyak recalled that world grain prices showed a sharp rise in world grain prices due to drought in Canada and the United States, which led to increased demand for wheat, including grains I and II, which are grown in smaller quantities than soft varieties.

In addition, the growth in component costs also hit the market.

"Since October last year, the market of materials has increased by 100-150 percent, and in some places by 200%. Let's take even the simplest thing - a wooden pallet, October last year - it costs 160 rubles, now - plus 250%. Corrugated box - price increase up to 100%", - told Larisa Levina from CJSC "Baysad".

"We announced a 15% growth, but we see that now the second increase should be announced, because tomorrow the price will not decrease for anything - neither for grain, nor for packaging, nor for transport”, - Levina said.